Examples of area of plane shapes

Area is the quantity that expresses the extent of a two-dimensional shape. The area can be understood as the amount of paint necessary to cover the surface with a single coat. The area of a shape can be measured by comparing the shape to squares of a fixed size 1 m^2 or 1 cm^2 etc. Every unit of length has a corresponding unit of area. Areas can be measured in square metres (m^2), square centimetres (cm^2), square millimetres (mm^2), square kilometres (km^2), square feet (ft^2), square yards (yd^2), square miles (mi^2), and so forth.

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  • Fountain
    fontana The stone fountain, which has the shape of a cylinder with a diameter of 3 m, is 70 cm deep. How many m2 of stone is wetted with water?
  • Trapezoidal prism
    lichobeznik-stredni_pricka_5 Calculate the surface of the quadrilateral prism ABCDA'B'C'D 'with the trapezoidal base ABCD. The height of the prism is 12 cm; ABCD trapezoidal data: AB base length is 8 cm, CD base length is 3 cm, BC arm length is 4 cm, and AC diagonal length is 7 cm. L
  • Hexagon ABCDEF
    hexagon_2 In the regular hexagon ABCDEF, the diagonal AE has a length 8cm. Calculate the circumference and the hexagon area.
  • One trapezium
    trapezium_5 One trapezium has AB=24M, BC=36M, CD=80M, DA=80M long sides. Find the area.
  • A map
    land_1 A map with a scale of 1: 5,000 shows a rectangular field with an area of 18 ha. The length of the field is three times its width. The area of the field on the map is 72 cm square. What is the actual length and width of the field?
  • 6 regular polygon
    hexagon_2 It is given 6 side regular polygon whose side is 5 cm. Calculate its content area. Compare how many more cm2 (square centimeters) has a circle in which is inscribed the 6-gon.
  • Hypotenuse - RT
    triangle_bac_1 A triangle has a hypotenuse of 55 and an altitude to the hypotenuse of 33. What is the area of the triangle?
  • Annulus from triangle
    annulus2 Calculate the content of the area bounded by a circle circumscribed and a circle inscribed by a triangle with sides a = 25mm, b = 29mm, c = 36mm
  • Three altitudes
    triangle_vysky A triangle with altitudes 4; 5 and 6 cm is given. Calculate the lengths of all medians and all sides in a triangle.
  • The funnel
    kuzel_rs The funnel has the shape of an equilateral cone. Calculate the content of the area wetted with water if you pour 3 liters of water into the funnel.
  • Length 7
    square_numbers Length equals 7/6 inch in width equals 7/9 inches the area is?
  • Copper winding
    ohms-law Calculate the current flowing through the copper winding at an operating temperature of 70°C. Celsius, if the winding diameter is 1.128 mm and the winding length is 40 m. The winding is connected to 8V.
  • An architect
    tiles2_1 An architect makes a model of a new house. The model shows a tile patio in the backyard. In the model each tile has length of 1/2 inch and width of 1/6 inch. The actual tiles have length of 2/3 feet and width 2/9 feet. What is the ratio of the length of a
  • Iglu - cone tent
    stan_1 The cone-shaped tent is 3 m high, the diameter of its base is 3.2 m. a) The tent is made of two layers of material. How many m2 of fabric is needed for production (including flooring), if 20% needs to be added to the minimum amount due to cutting waste? b
  • Volume of the cone
    kuzel2 Calculate the volume of the cone if the content of its base is 78.5 cm2 and the content of the shell is 219.8 cm2.
  • Surface of the cone
    kuzel3 Calculate the surface of the cone if its height is 8 cm and the volume is 301.44 cm3.
  • Diver
    potok Please calculate using Pascal's law. The window of the diving helmet has a surface content of about 7dm2. Calculate what pressure force acts on the window at a depth of 20 meters below the water surface.
  • Hectare
    kombajn_1 The rectangular plot has a width of 2500 cm and is 0.065 km long. How many CZK will we pay for covering the land with a lawn at the price of CZK 3,500 per hectare?
  • Triangular pyramid
    jehlan3_1 Calculate the volume of a regular triangular pyramid with edge length a = 12cm and pyramid height v = 20cm.
  • Quadrilateral pyramid
    jehlan_4b_obdelnik Find the height and surface of a regular quadrilateral pyramid with a base edge a = 8cm and a wall height w = 10cm. Sketch a picture.

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